Ogunquit Playhouse to Present World Premiere of BD Wong and Wayne Barker’s MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS, A NEW MUSICAL, AUG. 12-SEPT. 17

From an Oscar-nominated film to a world premiere musical, Tony Award-winner BD Wong ((Jurassic World, “Nora from Queens,” M. Butterfly) and Tony Nominee Wayne Barker (Peter and the Starcatcher) will bring to the Ogunquit Playhouse stage Mr Holland’s Opus, A New Musical, from Friday, August 12 – Saturday, September 17, 2022. Mr. Holland’s Opus – A New Musical, features music by Wayne Barker and book … Continue reading Ogunquit Playhouse to Present World Premiere of BD Wong and Wayne Barker’s MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS, A NEW MUSICAL, AUG. 12-SEPT. 17

Chinatown NYC: Where to Celebrate the Year of the Tiger in New York

2022 NYC Lunar New Year Events  Source: Chinatown.org Tuesday, February 1, 2022 is the first day of the Lunar New Year, celebrating the Year of the Tiger. The Lunar New Year is a fifteen day celebration. The actual date is determined by the Chinese lunar calendar and falls in late January or early February. The celebrations last for 15 days, although today, many families celebrate … Continue reading Chinatown NYC: Where to Celebrate the Year of the Tiger in New York

Billy Bustamante to Helm and Choreograph Prospect Theater Company’s World Premiere of NOTES FROM NOW at 59E59 Theaters, Mar. 2-20

Prospect Theater Company will present the world premiere of Notes From Now, directed and choreographed by Billy Bustamante from March 2-20, 2022 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street). This brand-new musical anthology, bringing together songwriters from Broadway and beyond, weaves together words and music to create a gallery of playful, provocative, and profound observations on the human journey. The line-up features newly-commissioned original songs … Continue reading Billy Bustamante to Helm and Choreograph Prospect Theater Company’s World Premiere of NOTES FROM NOW at 59E59 Theaters, Mar. 2-20

Daniel K. Isaac and Shannon Tyo. Photo by Lia Chang

Ma-Yi Theater Company and The Public Theater are presenting Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY Starring Daniel K. Isaac and Shannon Tyo, February 23-March 27

Ma-Yi Theater Company and The Public Theater are presenting THE CHINESE LADY, written by Lloyd Suh and directed by Obie Award-winning Ralph B. Peña. THE CHINESE LADY will begin performances in The Public’s Shiva Theater with a Joe Papp Free Preview Performance on Wednesday, February 23 and will run through Sunday, March 27. The official press opening is on Tuesday, March 8. The full cast … Continue reading Ma-Yi Theater Company and The Public Theater are presenting Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY Starring Daniel K. Isaac and Shannon Tyo, February 23-March 27

First Look: 59E59 Theaters and The Civilians are presenting Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow’s WHISPER HOUSE Featuring James Yaegashi, Samantha Mathis, Alex Boniello, Jeb Brown, Wyatt Cirbus and Molly Hager through Feb. 6

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) and The Civilians are presenting the New York premiere of Whisper House in Theater A through February 6. Previews began on January 11, 2022 and the show opened on January 20. The performance schedule for Whisper House is Tuesday – Friday at 7:00pm, Saturday at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and Sunday at 2:00pm. Tickets to Whisper House begin … Continue reading First Look: 59E59 Theaters and The Civilians are presenting Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow’s WHISPER HOUSE Featuring James Yaegashi, Samantha Mathis, Alex Boniello, Jeb Brown, Wyatt Cirbus and Molly Hager through Feb. 6

Jan. 24: Emily Mann, Jon Rua, Billy Bustamante, Alex Sanchez, Mark Valdez, Jennifer Chang, Leslie Ishii, and Erika Chong Shuch Will Be Honored at The Fifth Annual SDCF Awards

The Fifth Annual SDCF Awards, a virtual celebration of excellence in directing and choreography, will be broadcast live on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. EST. Click here to RSVP. Jon Rua will receive the 2021 Breakout Award. This year the Breakout Award goes to an SDC Member or Associate Member for a production, selection of work, or moment in their career that signals … Continue reading Jan. 24: Emily Mann, Jon Rua, Billy Bustamante, Alex Sanchez, Mark Valdez, Jennifer Chang, Leslie Ishii, and Erika Chong Shuch Will Be Honored at The Fifth Annual SDCF Awards

Jan. 30: Nina Ki’s GUMIHO Starring Cleo Gray and Zo Tipp Set for Zoom Reading in Brave New World Rep’s BRAVE NEW WORKS 2022: DITMAS PARK Series; Full Lineup

Brooklyn’s Brave New World Repertory Theatre has announced the fifth edition of its annual new play reading series, Brave New Works 2022: Ditmas Park. In this yearly series, Brave New World Rep (BNW) looks for new plays that address specific hot-button issues of social justice ranging from Race in America and Diversity to Climate Change and Police Reform. This year, the topic is: Stories from … Continue reading Jan. 30: Nina Ki’s GUMIHO Starring Cleo Gray and Zo Tipp Set for Zoom Reading in Brave New World Rep’s BRAVE NEW WORKS 2022: DITMAS PARK Series; Full Lineup

NAATCO and The Public Theater are Presenting the World Premiere of OUT OF TIME Featuring Mia Katigbak, Glenn Kubota, Page Leong, Natsuko Ohama, and Rita Wolf, Feb. 15-Mar. 13

NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Company) and The Public Theater are presenting the world premiere of OUT OF TIME, a collection of five brand-new monologues by five award-winning Asian American Playwrights. Each of these monologues has been written for and will be performed by an Asian American actor over the age of 60. Conceived and directed by Obie Award-winning director Les Waters and commissioned by … Continue reading NAATCO and The Public Theater are Presenting the World Premiere of OUT OF TIME Featuring Mia Katigbak, Glenn Kubota, Page Leong, Natsuko Ohama, and Rita Wolf, Feb. 15-Mar. 13

Dixon Place, Ping Chong and Company, and Free Rein Projects to Present World Premiere of Jaime Sunwoo’s Play, SPECIALLY PROCESSED AMERICAN ME, Jan. 27-Feb. 19

Dixon Place, Ping Chong and Company (PCC), and Free Rein Projects present the world premiere production of Jaime Sunwoo’s Specially Processed American Me (January 27 – February 19, 2022). Co-directed by Sunwoo and Karim Muasher, and commissioned by Dixon Place, the multimedia theater work investigates the legacy of SPAM, a brand of canned cooked pork produced and marketed by Hormel Foods Corporation, in the US … Continue reading Dixon Place, Ping Chong and Company, and Free Rein Projects to Present World Premiere of Jaime Sunwoo’s Play, SPECIALLY PROCESSED AMERICAN ME, Jan. 27-Feb. 19

Harlem Shakespeare Festival Founder Debra Ann Byrd Named Southwest Shakespeare Company’s Artistic Director

As Southwest Shakespeare Company enters its 29th Season, the theatre company is pleased to name the Founder of Harlem Shakespeare Festival, Debra Ann Byrd, as the company’s new Artistic Director. “My mother is an African-American from New York. My father from Puerto Rico. My dual culture has influenced how I view the world and how I make theatre. I am an Afro-Latina who is fluent … Continue reading Harlem Shakespeare Festival Founder Debra Ann Byrd Named Southwest Shakespeare Company’s Artistic Director